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Title Epidemiologist (Government)
Categories Biologists
Terms of Employment Temp-Full time & Part time
Salary 19.00 – 25.00ph
Location Ottawa
Job Description

BACKGROUND

Require a full time and part time (22.5 hours per week) Epidemiologist for research work on Enhanced Invasive Group A Streptococcal Disases (iGas) activities in Canada.

Will be required to update guidance documents on the prevention & control of iGas.

Enhanced surveillance linking lab and epidemiologicial data & advancement in lab typing of isolates.

Able to support other Section activities eg biannual vaccine preventable Diseases Report.

Develop database for management of iGas data

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:

Undergraduate degree in epidemiology, biology, chemistry, biochemistry or other relevant field.

A graduate degree in  epidemiology from a recognized post secondary institution.

Minimum of 3 – 5 years experience conducting health-related surveillance.

Minimum of 3 – 5 years using statistical software eg SAS, SPSS

Minimum of 3 – 5 years writing surveillance reports

Minimum 3 – 5 years working in public health at the local authorities level.

Unilingual English but must have valid Enhanced security clearance.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Busy Government office environment.

 

 

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Title Senior Biologist
Categories Biologists
Terms of Employment Temporary Contracts
Salary $22.00ph
Location Ottawa
Job Description

Our Government client requires a unilingual experienced Biologist for three month contract to start mid-January.  Must have valid Enhanced Security Clearance.

BACKGROUND

The specific intent of this Health Canada study is to provide information on biomarkers of exposure to various chemicals in the environment and in consumer products, by performing chemical analysis on selected biological samples. In order to support these research activities Health Canada requires a research technologist to perform sample extraction and instrumental analysis.

 

DUTIES

  • Sample extraction for quantitative analysis of selected chemicals in biological and environmental matrices.
  • Operate Agilent GC coupled with Waters triple quadrupole mass spectrometer.
  • Operate Agilent 7000 triple quadrupole GC/MS/MS instrument.
  • Operate Thermo Trace GC Ultra coupled with TSQ Quantum GC (GC/MS/MS) instrument.
  • Perform routine maintenance of analytical instruments.
  • In collaboration with a Research Chemist, collect, evaluate, compile results and prepare laboratory

reports for the Laboratory Leader.

  • Participate in activities related to the preparation of conference presentations and manuscripts

for publication.

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Most of the tasks will be performed in an “Environmental Chemistry Laboratory” located at 50 Colombine Driveway, Ottawa.

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